friande (1396)

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friande (1396)

[ FEW: 3,790a frigere 1; Gdf: 4,146b friant; GdfC: 9,664a friand; TL: 3,2260 frïant; DEAF: ; DMF:  friand; TLF:  friand; OED:  friand adj. and n.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]


estre friande de
1to be eager, greedy for
( 1396; MS: s.xv1 )  Et ces deaux mescheanx serront si friandes de lour viande q'ils le transgloute[r]ont sanz maschier, a cause d'estancher plus tost lour grande fayme  17.31
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